From the trauma of loss, Jean Sergent built a stage production that invited others to embrace the possibility that things can get better.
Just a few years ago, few people had heard of the self-help group/cult of personality known as NXIVM. Now the dark story has gone global, thanks to an eight-part docuseries that debuts on Neon today.
In Jordan Peele’s new show, the acclaimed director of Us and Get Out once again uses horror as a vehicle to critique our broken society.
On the heels of the arrival of The Outsider on NEON, Jean Sergent explores how screen adaptations of Stephen King's work are able to take on a life of their own.
Jean Sergent writes about her comedy crush John Mulaney, and what makes his brand of wholesome yet sharp comedy so special.
Prodigal Son is a new crime procedural coming hot and fresh to TVNZ 1 on Mondays at 8.30pm. Jean Sergent has a few reasons why you should be watching it.
As the temperature of the planet increases, so does the number of documentaries about climate change. Jean Sergent watched all of them to bring you this harrowing listicle.
Jean Sergent is left bemused and beaten-down by CHAOS: Charles Manson, the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties, a book that sucked up two decades of the author’s life.
Jean Sergent reviews Manson: The Lost Tapes, a documentary that looks inside the Manson Family and sheds light on the darkest family in recent American history.
Jean Sergent reviews Jeanette Winterson's latest novel, a reworking of Mary Shelley's classic – and of Shelley herself.
Most labels for bigger people aren't plus-size enough and the larger price tags that go them are "bullshit", a new Wellington business owner says.
Adnan Syed's story didn't end after the blockbuster Serial podcast. Jean Sergent reviews Amy Berg's The Case Against Adnan Syed, now streaming on TVNZ OnDemand.
A real-life mother-daughter twisted true crime story makes it way to Lightbox tomorrow in The Act. Jean Sergent reviews the television event of the season.
Anne Perry: Interiors, currently streaming on TVNZ on Demand, looks into the famous New Zealander's life after moving to Scotland. But how much can we learn when Perry herself seems incapable of true self-reflection?
The somewhat inexplicable 14th (!) season of Criminal Minds starts tonight on TVNZ. To celebrate, super-fan Jean Sergent reveals the cult classic series hidden within the long-running procedural.
Jam and Jerusalem. Bells and Smells. Tea and Cakes. Murder and Intrigue. Four of the classic double acts. And they all come together in the delightful investigation series Father Brown, five glorious seasons of which are available for your leisurely winter viewing on Lightbox.